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Welcome to Spring City ...

The town of Spring City is located in Rhea County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Spring City has a population of 1,854 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Spring City.

Spring City is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Spring City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Spring City (for example, toward Spencer), you will soon leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Spring City: (423)

The ZIP code for Spring City: 37381<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spring City had an population of 1,854 people. This is a decrease of 6.41% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.44% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Spring City had a population of 1,981 people (which is 6.23% of the total population of Rhea County). This makes Spring City the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Spring City represents 0.03% of the total population of Tennessee (which has 6,346,105 people), making it the state's 169th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,981 people, the population of Spring City decreased 2.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,025 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Spring City.

Communities Also Named Spring City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 11 communities that are also named Spring City - they are located in Kansas (3), Michigan, Missouri (3), Nevada, Pennsylvania, Utah and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Spring City.

Communities near Spring City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Spring City.

  • Lakemont Heights [Roane County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lakemont Heights
    • Lakemont Heights [Roane County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Spring City
    • Estimated population in 2014: 12,564 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lakemont Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lakemont Heights
  • College Grove [Roane County]
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    • College Grove [Roane County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Spring City
    • Estimated population in 2014: 10,729 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for College Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on College Grove
  • Dayton [Rhea County]
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    • Dayton [Rhea County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Spring City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,332 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dayton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dayton<7>
  • Rockwood [Roane County]
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    • Rockwood [Roane County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Spring City
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,459 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockwood have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rockwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rockwood<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lake Tansi Village [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lake Tansi Village
      • Lake Tansi Village [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Spring City
      • Population from the 2010 Census: 3,803 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lake Tansi Village
    • Surprise [Meigs County]
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      • Surprise [Meigs County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Spring City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,799 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Surprise have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Surprise
    • Pikeville [Bledsoe County]
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      • Pikeville [Bledsoe County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Spring City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,781 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pikeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pikeville<7>
    • Decatur [Meigs County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Decatur
      • Decatur [Meigs County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Spring City
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,663 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Decatur have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Decatur
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Decatur<7>
    • Center Ford [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Center Ford
      • Center Ford [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Spring City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,485 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Center Ford have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Center Ford
    • Greenbriar Village [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greenbriar Village
      • Greenbriar Village [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Spring City
      • Estimated population in 2014: 1,103 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Greenbriar Village have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenbriar Village

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Spring City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Spring City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Spring City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Spring City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Spring City. Our list includes 11 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Spring City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spring City ...

Looking for more information about Spring City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Spring City, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Spring City.

Adding Spring City to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Spring City in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Spring City was on a map titled Map of Tennessee (from Rand McNally, 1888).

We also found Spring City in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Spring City on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Tennessee

About Rhea County

About Tennessee

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Spring City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Tennessee: https://www.tn.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Tennessee's counties, including Rhea, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Spring City.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spring City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a town (such as Spring City). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Spring City or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Spring City) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Spring City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Spring CityOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Spring City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.6922, Longitude: -84.8605    
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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